Relationships - Dating

Dating is a confusing, emotional, messy business. We certainly don’t have all the answers, but we can provide earnest, “Reader’s Digest version” dating advice for people looking for romance—yes, including for people who are out of their 20s and 30s.

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10 Signs Your Partner Is Not “The One”

The desire to find the right partner can lead you to overlook red flags, label erratic behavior as typical ups...


The Scientific Reason Why People Take Part in Excessive PDA

Everyone isn't doing CPR to each other all over the place, people.


If Men Have This Facial Feature, They Are More Likely To Cheat

He has been wearing a lot of masks lately...


10 Online Dating Terms You Need to Know Now

From the onset of "cuffing season" to "the zombie's return," this is the lingo you need to know about dating,...


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There Are 4 Types of People—and These Two Types Are the Most Compatible

Zodiac signs and Myers-Briggs types have nothing on this test.


These Are the Photos Your Dating Profile Absolutely Must Have, According to Matchmakers

Save the selfies and group photos with your squad for Instagram.


Science Just Proved That Online Dating Is a Waste of Your Time—Here’s Why

Relationship science has a long way to go before it figures out an algorithm for true love.


If You Use This One Word, You Will Ruin Your Apology

This tiny, two-letter word can make a huge difference in the sincerity of what you say.

10 Babymoon Destinations That Don’t Require a Passport

If you're a mom-to-be craving a little well-deserved TLC but don't want to travel too far, these relaxing, stateside getaways...


Here’s How Long You Should Wait for a Response to That First Text Message

At what point do you stop staring at your phone and realize that you probably won't be hearing back? It...


Attention, Men: Women Are More Attracted to You If You Eat These Foods

Your boyfriend potential all starts with what's on your plate.


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10 Simple, Fun Ways to Make New Couple Friends

What's even harder than finding your perfect other half? Finding another couple of like-minded, fun people to hang out with....


11 Times It’s Totally OK to Show a Little PDA

Public displays of affection sometimes get a bad rap but PDA isn't just for horny teens—sometimes getting handsy is exactly...


25 Words Never to Say on a First Date

Marriage, baby, STD—there are some things we all know never to say on a first date. But these surprising topics...


This Is Why We Get So Upset About Celebrity Breakups, According to a Psychologist

When celebrities break up, we often take it to heart, even though we've never even met them. What gives?


10 Pieces of Honest Dating Advice for Introverts

Trust us: Going on a date can't be scarier than what's going on in your head.

Advice from a Dating Expert: 8 Ways to Meet and Attract New People

Kimberly Seltzer, a therapist, dating, and makeover expert, explains how to take a more active role in finding romance.


Here’s How to Have Vacation Sex All Year Long

Had amazing sex with your partner while you were away? Here's how to bring that passion into the bedroom at...


Science Explains Why You Lean to the Right When You Kiss

If you think that there's a "right" way to kiss, you may be onto something, according to the latest research.


This Story Will Remind You Exactly How Your First Crush Felt, Heartbreak and All

The way this woman fell for her handsome, guitar-playing British neighbor is so relatable—and adorable.


14 Perfect Summer Date Ideas That Are Absolutely Free

Summer offers some unique dating opportunities, and it’s a traditionally lazy time. So don’t be boring and offer a dinner...


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Marriage Proposal Fails You Won’t Believe Actually Happened

We have to admit—the second fail on this list is still pretty adorable.


When Your Spouse Doesn’t Like Your BFFs, It’s the Marriage That Suffers, Says Science

A new study finds that our taste in friends may hold the key to a happy marriage, or actually destroy...



The Centuries-Old Reason Why Brides Carry Bouquets

They're more than just good-looking decorations.


9 Ways to Keep Paranoia from Destroying Your Relationships

When trust issues in a relationship are fueled by paranoia or self-sabotaging thoughts, these doubts may be even more of...